Topic: China

New locations for Thales CBTC technology in Asia

French technology group Thales is continuing to improve metro networks in Asia. It will deploy its SelTrac communication-based train control system on the metro lines in South Korea, China and Turkey. The CBTC solution allows...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Another CRRC’s success in Europe

No sooner had China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation completed the deal with Vossloh Group than it achieved another success in Europe. CRRC Tangshan, a part of the Chinese manufacturing state-owned holding, has won the procurement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Computer vision for self-driving trams in Shanghai

After successful tests of the autonomous tram in Moscow, Russian company Cognitive Technologies is planning to develop an AI-based computer vision system for the Chinese market. This needs for testing and launching the self-driving trams...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Robot Pepper at London St Pacnras station, source: Robots of London

Robots assist railways

The spread of coronavirus around the world and particularly in Europe has made the use of unmanned technologies more vital. In this regard, robots could be a solution for cleaning and disinfecting trains or stations....Read more
|2 comments|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Chinese giant takes over British Steel

Chinese leading steelmaker Jingye Group has finalised the acquisition of British Steel, the largest rail producer in the United Kingdom. The new owner plans to invest 1.2 billion British pounds (around 1.4 billion euros) and...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Changzhou Metro trains, source: Bombardier Transportation

Changzhou Metro open for regular service

The Chinese city of Changzhou has opened its first metro line. The system was put into operation on 21 September. By 2030, Changzhou Metro will be developed into a six-line transport network. Line 1 of Changzhou...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vossloh DE18 locomotive, source: Vossloh

CRRC purchases locomotive business from Vossloh

CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive, a subsidiary of China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC), will purchase Locomotives business unit from Vossloh Group. The deal will be finalised in the coming months. Afterwards, Vossloh will focus exclusively on...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
CRRC-made metro train in Boston Subway, source: MBTA

First Chinese train inaugurated in Boston Subway

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has introduced into service the first six-car metro train developed and produced by the Chinese manufacturer CRRC. It runs on the Orange Line of the Boston Subway. By 2022...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko